International Geographical Union
Internationale Geographische Gesellschaft

Type of Structure: society / association
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: ICSU, ISSC
Child Organisations:
Duration : 1923 to present
Contact Address: Prof. Ronald Abler
Past President, International Geographical Union
525 Pennsylvania Avenue, Unit 301
Sheboygan, WI 53081-4666
United States of America
Phone: +1 202 431 6271
e-Mail: rabler(at)aag.org
URL: http://www.igu-net.org

holding an official function in IGU

General information and objectives

The International Geographical Union has the following aims:
  • to promote the study of geographical problems

  • to initiate and coordinate geographical research requiring international cooperation and to promote its scientific discussion and publication

  • to provide for the participation of geographers in the work of relevant international organizations

  • to facilitate the collection and diffusion of geographical data and documentation in and between all member countries

  • to promote International Geographical Congresses, Regional Conferences and specialized symposia related to the objectives of the Union

  • to participate in any other appropriate form of international cooperation with the object of advancing the study and application of geography

    For further details, link to the IGU Home Page

    Last update: 11/19/14
    Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2020)

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